Crime Analyst

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Ride shotgun with me, Laura Richards world renowned and award-winning Criminal Behavioural Analyst, former New Scotland Yard every week as we profile behaviour and identify the red flags to prevent murders in slow motion.

Come join me in the intelligence cell as we deconstruct and analyse real cases.

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Recent Episodes

74: The Crime Analyst | Ep 74 | The Murder of Gabby Petito, Part 3

May 10, 2022

Laura continues to analyse Gabby’s social media for clues and highlights some odd inconsistencies in the last posts on Gabby’s Instagram account. You can follow along on Gabby’s Instagram @gabspetito and Laura’s Instagram @c…

73: The Crime Analyst | Ep 73 | The Murder of Gabby Petito, Part 2

May 3, 2022

In this episode, Laura continues to profile Gabby Petito’s case starting with victimology and analysing Gabby’s social media. Laura highlights some emerging patterns and also explains our obsession with ‘stranger danger’ mea…

72: The Crime Analyst | Ep 72 | The Murder of Gabby Petito, Part 1

April 26, 2022

In this episode, Laura profiles Gabby Petito’s case from a behavioural, investigative and preventative perspective. Having watched the police body worn camera footage captured when Moab City Police attended a domestic violen…

71: The Crime Analyst | Ep 71 | Profiling ‘Bad Vegan: Fame, Fraud and Fugitives’ Part 2

April 19, 2022

Media headlines screamed ‘Vegan Vixen’ ‘Vegan Bernie Madoff’ simplifying Sarma’s Melngailis motivation for stealing $2 million from her own restaurant was to make her dog, Leon, immortal. Others call what happened to Sarma ‘…

70: The Crime Analyst | Ep 70 | Profiling ‘Bad Vegan: Fame, Fraud and Fugitives’ with Joey Repice, Part 1

April 12, 2022

Are you still trying to make sense of the Netflix docuseries Bad Vegan? You are not alone! So many of you asked Laura to deconstruct and analyse the case. In this episode, Laura goes behind the scenes of the four-part docuse…